Analysis of fungi detected in human cadavers.

  title={Analysis of fungi detected in human cadavers.},
  author={Kiyoshi Ishii and Masahito Hitosugi and Masahito Kido and Takashi Yaguchi and Kazuko Nishimura and Tsuyoshi Hosoya and Shogo Tokudome},
  journal={Legal medicine},
  volume={8 3},
We examined and identified fungi flora found growing on two human cadavers. The main isolate colonized on the surfaces of the skin and bones was morphologically identified as Eurotium repens. The genus Eurotium usually inhabits soil and exhibits osmophilic properties. Because the cadavers contained abundant organic materials, Eurotium species formed… CONTINUE READING